Tuesday July 17, 2018

Archive for the ‘Amusing’ Category

Alaska cops searching for squirrel that stole their doughnut

Police in Anchorage, Alaska, are on the lookout for a squirrel that made off from their parking lot with a doughnut. The department called it “a straight-up felony” and added “it’s rude.”  More…

Lawsuit: Bayer replaced ad actor with replica figurine to cut costs

An actress who hawked stool softeners and laxative capsules on TV is suing because she was made redundant by a bobblehead. Phoebe Jonas — a?k?a “the Phillips Lady” in ads for Phillips’ Colon Health capsules and other Bayer digestive products — says in Manhattan court papers that her former employer replaced her with a wobbly-headed figurine of herself in commercials to avoid paying her.  More…

Good Hops: Fan chugs beer after foul ball lands in it

LeBron James wears shorts suit to Game 1

Social media users are not impressed with the Cleveland Cavaliers’ pre-game outfits — and not just because many see them as a jinx.  More…

Karl Lagerfeld, Fashion’s Shock Jock

This is a moment of speaking out and freaking out. And yet there is an exception to the rule. Karl Lagerfeld, the longtime creative director of Chanel and Fendi and founder of a namesake brand, is known to be “the greatest talker in Paris since Oscar Wilde.”  More…

Mystery high school pooper revealed as superintendent

This “Pooperintendent of Schools” is getting a lot of crap after he was caught in the act. Police in New Jersey on the hunt for a mystery pooper at Holmdel High School set up surveillance that led them Monday to superintendent Thomas Traglini.  More…

Aaron Schlossberg runs scared from cameras outside home

The Midtown lawyer who was caught on video hurling racist comments at Spanish-speaking restaurant workers refused to comment outside his home Thursday while shielding himself from reporters. Aaron Schlossberg, 42, ducked all questions regarding his Tuesday afternoon tirade at the Fresh Kitchen food joint on Madison Avenue near East 39th Street.  More…

Parents Take 30-Year-Old Son To Court To Evict Him From Their Home

A couple in New York state is very interested in experiencing empty-nest syndrome so they’re kicking their son out of their house.  More…

Bill Cosby’s lawyer falls asleep during testimony

As rapt jurors listened to the judge overseeing Bill Cosby’s sex assault retrial read back prior testimony, the entertainer’s lead lawyer snoozed in his chair.  More…

‘Good Morning America’ staffers ‘relieved’ over Lara Spencer’s slashed schedule

With diminished “Good Morning America” co-anchor Lara Spencer frantically trying to make it appear that her absence from the show is by choice — Page Six has learned that “relieved” show staffers are cheering her slashed schedule.  More…

Man misses out on $7K in embarrassing ‘Wheel of Fortune’ fail

A contestant on “Wheel of Fortune” missed out on an easy $7,100 Monday after botching his pronunciation of the word “Flamenco.”  More…

Topless protester gets close to Bill Cosby as retrial begins

A topless protester with "Women’s Lives Matter" written on her body jumped a barricade and got within a few feet of Bill Cosby on Monday as the comedian walked into a suburban Philadelphia courthouse for the start of his sexual assault retrial.  More…

Uber driver blames GPS after steering car down flight of stairs

This Uber car wasn’t even self-driving. Its driver, a senior citizen who only wanted to be identified as Fred, blamed Uber’s GPS app for giving him a bum steer — right down a flight of stairs in San Francisco.  More…

‘Roseanne’ Revival’s Huge Debut Stuns Hollywood, Prompts Soul-Searching

Roseanne made a triumphant return Tuesday night, blowing past projections with a 5.2 adults 18-49 rating and 18.2 million total viewers for the debut of its revival, which drew 10% more viewers than the original series finale 21 years ago.  More…

The time Steve Jobs didn’t even own a phone

The mastermind of the iPhone, Steve Jobs, did not even own a phone at all when he dropped out of college and was searching for a paying gig.  More…